Delivery of 311,000 DWT type VLCC “TEDORIGAWA”

June 4, 2018

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd., Tokyo, (hereafter called “K” Line) is proud to announce the delivery of “TEDORIGAWA,” a 311,000 DWT type VLCC at Nantong Cosco KHI Ship Engineering Co., Ltd (hereafter called NACKS), China on June 4, 2018.

Main Particulars

LOA: 339.50 m
Beam: 60.00 m
Depth: 28.90 m
Draft: 21.00 m

DWT: 311,979 MT
Gross Ton: 161,483 T
Tank Capacity: 350,399.9 ㎥
Flag: Republic of Panama
Class: ABS


1. The vessel achieves low fuel consumption (about 20% reduction compared with our conventional VLCC) by removing Bulbus Bow, applying ultra-long stroke slow speed main diesel engine and highly-efficient large diameter propeller.

2. A ballast water treatment system ensures ocean habitat is protected from unwanted environmental effects.

“K” Line is committed to continue providing the most reliable and stable service possible to our valued customers with the highest standard of safety.

VLCC "Tedorigawa". Image by Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd.

Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. press release